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Gregory Djanikian Reads His Poem "In the Elementary School Choir."

Egyptian-born poet Gregory Djanikian (ja-NIK-ee-ann) reads a poem about his early memories of moving to America and starting school.

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Other segments from the episode on October 4, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 4, 1989: Interview with Saul Bellow; Interview with Jerry Markbreit; Commentary on American immigrants.

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